Tag: Russia

Entertainment Scandal in Russia

By Slava Tsukerman Last week Russia experienced one of the largest media scandals in Russian history. No economic or political news in several years triggered such emotional reaction from both media and general public. Surprisingly, the scandal was triggered not by political news, but by the results of children singing competition on TV. Yet unexpectedly […]

Tsukerman: Elections in Russia

By Slava Tsukerman The latest presidential elections were held in Russia on March 18, 2018. Vladimir Putin won reelection for his second consecutive (fourth overall) term in office with 77% of the vote. This result of the elections was a surprise to nobody. Lev Gudkov, the head of the authoritative sociological institute Levada Center, in an interview with the newspaper […]